Megaskills: Building Our Children's Character and Achievement fo School and Life

Megaskills: Building Our Children's Character and Achievement fo School and Life

by Dorothy Rich

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Megaskills: Building Our Children's Character and Achievement fo School and Life by Dorothy Rich

Specially designed for school-aged children, this cornerstone guide provides you with hands-on techniques and kid-friendly activities to teach children the MegaSkills that are essential to success in school and life: Confidence, Effort, Initiative, Caring, Motivation, Responsibility, Perseverance, Teamwork, Problem-Solving, Common Sense, Focus, Respect New!.

Along with the age-specific activities, this guide contains academic objectives for each MegaSkill, tips for getting the best from technology, MegaSkills report cards for parents and children, research notes, and a wealth of additional resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402234750
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Dorothy Rich, Ed.D, is founder and president of the nonprofit Home and School Institute (HSI), based in Washington, D.C. An acclaimed expert in family educational involvement. Dr. Rich is the author of the original MegaSkills publications and the developer of the MegaSkills training programs, used by more than three thousand schools across the United States and abroad. In her lifetime of work in the field, she has focused on helping families and educators team together to build achievement in school and beyond.
Dr. Rich's work has received the A+ for Breaking the Mold Award from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as recognition from the MacArthur Foundation and other distinguished foundations. Her work has been researched, tested, and found to be effective in raising student achievement, decreasing discipline problems, increasing time spent on homework, and decreasing time spent watching TV. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, NBC Today, Education Week, Good Morning America, and Reader's Digest.

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